Static Awareness Quiz 19th September 2018

  1. Jackson Singh Thounaojam is associated with which sports?

(a) Football

(b) Hockey         

(c) Chess

(d) Table Tennis              

(e) None of these

  1. The famous Khajuraho Dance Festival was held in which state?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Odisha          

(c) Kerala

(d) Madhya Pradesh

(e) None of these

  1. Name the state, which hosted the first edition of its Hot Air Balloon Festival.

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Odisha          

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Andhra Pradesh

(e) None of these

  1. Where is the headquarters of International Maritime Organization(IMO)?

(a) New York

(b) Berlin            

(c) London

(d) Milan                            

(e) None of these

  1. The Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary (RWS) is located in which state/UT?

(a) Odisha

(b) Manipur

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Andhra Pradesh

(e) None of these

  1. What is the Capital of Chile?

(a) Buenos Aires

(b) Baku              

(c) Jakarta

(d) Santiago      

(e) None of these

  1. The 2017 Konark Dance Festival has started in which state?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Odisha          

(c) Kerala

(d) Karnataka    

(e) None of these

  1. Who is current Human Resource Development Minister in Narendra Modi government?

(a) Dr Harsh Vardhan     

(b) Kalraj Mishra

(c) Jual Oram    

(d) Prakash Javadekar

(e) None of these

  1. Where is the Headquarters of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)?

(a) Budapest, Hungary  

(b) Nairobi, Kenya

(c) Madrid, Spain            

(d) Bern, Switzerland

(e) None of these

  1. The Darrah National Park (DNP) is located in which state/UT?

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Punjab

(e) None of these

Solution

Ans.1.(a)

Exp.Jeakson Thounaojam became the first Indian to score a goal in FIFA World Cup.

Ans.2.(d)

Exp.Khajuraho dance festival, organized by the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad, is a one-week-long festival of classical dances held annually against the spectacular backdrop of the magnificently lit Khajuraho temples in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.

Ans.3.(d)

Exp.The Araku Valley of Andhra Pradesh is hosted the first edition of its Hot Air Balloon Festival.

Ans.4.(c)

Exp.India was re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) under Category B at an assembly of the organization at its headquarters in London

Ans.5.(d)

Exp.The Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary (RWS) is located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh and is spread over an area of 6.14 square kilometers.

Ans.6.(d)

Exp.Santiago de Chile or simply Santiago, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas.

Ans.7.(b)

Exp.The 2017 Konark dance festival has started on December 1, 2017 in backdrop of the Sun temple in Konark, Odisha. It is one of the biggest dance festivals held in India.

Ans.8.(d)

Exp.Prakash Javadekar is an Indian Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician and is the incumbent Union Minister of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha as a Member of Parliament from Maharashtra in 2008 and re-elected from Madhya Pradesh in 2014.

Ans.9.(a)

Exp.Budapest, Hungary is the Headquarters of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Ans.10.(b)

Exp.The Darrah National Park (DNP) is located in within the Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous forests’ ecoregion of Rajasthan and covers an area of 250 square kilometers.               

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